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Wrestling: Campbellsville takes latest Battle of Highway 55

The No. 12-ranked Lindsey Wilson men's wrestling team fell to No. 5 Campbellsville 36-11 in the Battle of Highway 55 Tuesday at Biggers Sports Center.

The Blue Raiders were only able to pick up three wins in the dual. After falling at 125, #17 Nate Becker gave Lindsey Wilson a 6-3 lead after recording a second-period pin over Troy Kennedy. Campbellsville then rattled off six-straight wins to take a commanding 36-6 lead. #14 Niko Perovic at 197 pounds and #9 Carlos Figueroa recorded the other two victories for the Blue Raiders.

Lindsey Wilson closes out the dual portion of its schedule on Friday when they travel to Campbellsville to take on Midway (KY) at 5pmCT.

No. 5 Campbellsville 36, No. 12 Lindsey Wilson 11
  • 125: #7 Izaeah Beavers (CU) over #20 Clarence Lee Green (LWC (Dec 2-1) | CU 3-0
  • 133: #17 Nate Becker (LWC) over Troy Kennedy (CU) (Fall 5:56) | LWC 6-3
  • 141: James Carmany (CU) over Obi Smith (LWC) (TF 18-0) | CU 8-6
  • 149: #13 Nick Moore (CU) over Drake Montelongo (LWC) (Fall 0:15) | CU 14-6
  • 157: #18 Jake Hurst (CU) over Will George (LWC) (Fall 5:38) | Lindsey Wilson -1 point for unsportsmanlike conduct | CU 20-5
  • 165: #4 Shadrick Slone (CU) over Jesus Avila (LWC) (Fall 1:33) | CU 26-5
  • 174: #8 Gabe Martinez (CU) over #11 Cory Cannan (LWC) (MD 9-0) | CU 30-5
  • 184: #22 Chandler Woenker (CU) over JD Sexton (LWC) (Fall 0:28) | CU 36-5
  • 197: #14 Niko Perovic (LWC) over Joel Hatchett (CU) (Dec 5-1) | CU 36-8
  • 285: Carlos Figueroa (LWC) over Jaden Sonner (CU) (Dec 4-0) | CU 36-11

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